OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY TOURS
the largest construction project in North America. The tour will depart
St. John's by motor coach to visit a world-class fabrication facility on
the East Coast of North America. Located in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Canada,
this one-of-a-kind facility was built to meet the rigorous demands of the
offshore petroleum industry. It is at Bull Arm that the huge gravity base
structure was built for the Hibernia oil field, which is 315 kilometers
east southeast of St. John's.
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Construction of this $ 300 million site began in 1990 and is completed.
Designed for the Hibernia project, it was the largest man made island constructed
and floated project in
North America today, this site has the facilities and the flexibility
to accommodate offshore and heavy industrial projects well into the twenty-first
century. It was completed and made available in 1998 and is located on the Hibernia field
and is into production. Producing over 1.2 million litres of oil a day
for 20 years. The Bull Arm site, as it is known, is also strategically
located to take advantage of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Newfoundland being located closer to Europe than any other part of North
America, will offer Europeans many opportunities for development in North
Following your tour of the post Hibernia facilities, a luncheon
be provided by our local chef's , at your request. After your meal, our
guide and entertainers will delightl your group with an array of folklore and
song throughout your return to St. John's.